Review: could Losartan cause Memory loss?
Summary: Memory loss is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Losartan potassium, and have High blood pressure.
We study 13,003 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 142 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.
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Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 14,091 Losartan users)
Memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,420 Memory loss patients)
On Feb, 5, 2015: 12,974 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 141 people (1.09%) have Memory Loss.
Time on Losartan when people have Memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Memory loss||34.62%||11.54%||7.69%||7.69%||19.23%||15.38%||3.85% |
Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Losartan * :
|Memory loss||72.15%||27.85% |
Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Losartan * :
|Memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.73%||0.00%||5.84%||8.03%||25.55%||59.85% |
Severity of Memory loss when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory loss||13.64%||40.91%||36.36%||9.09% |
How people recovered from Memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory loss||6.67%||20.00%||73.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (47 people, 33.33%)
- Depression (18 people, 12.77%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 12.06%)
- Pain (16 people, 11.35%)
- Anxiety (15 people, 10.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (128 people, 90.78%)
- Aspirin (34 people, 24.11%)
- Omeprazole (24 people, 17.02%)
- Amlodipine (22 people, 15.60%)
- Simvastatin (18 people, 12.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Cozaar for a 61-year old woman with HBP. The patient has Face Pain
- A study of side effects of Lupron Depot for a 44-year old woman with Uterine Fibroids. The patient has Memory Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Synthroid, Losartan, Omeprazole, Crestor, Prozac for a 68-year old woman with Hypothyroidism, Hypertension, Acid Reflux, Hypercholesterolemia, Anxiety, Apprehension, Feeling Uptight, Jitters, Stress, Stress And Anxiety, Tension. The patient has Weight Gain, Forgetfulness
- A study of side effects of Losartan Potassium for a 46-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Can Take A Breath, But Feel Like Can't Breathe
- A study of side effects of Losartan Potassium for a 65-year old man with Hypertension. The patient has Amlodipine Besylate
Recent Losartan related drug comparison:
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